TOM BUTLER

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2016     The Hidden, Ogunquit Museum of American Art, ME, USA
2015     Inhabitants: Part 2, VOLTA NY, USA
2015     Inhabitants: Part 1, CHARLIE SMITH LONDON, UK
2014     ONE HUNDRED MISFITS, FIFTY ONE TOO, Antwerp, Belgium
2014     Inner Worlds, Aucosisco Galleries, Portland, ME. USA
2013     Absentees, CHARLIE SMITH LONDON, UK
2012     Curio, Charlie Dutton Gallery, London, UK
2011      Aedas Presents: Tom Butler, Aedas Architects, Birmingham, UK
2011      The Grotesques, Susan Maasch Fine Art, Portland, ME, USA
2010     “I don’t know when I’ll be home...” Exeter Phoenix, Devon, UK
2009    Co_respondence, Madame Lillies, London, UK

SELECT GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2016
The New Figurative, VOLTA12, CHARLIE SMITH LONDON, Basel, Switzerland
Double to Erase, curated by Michael Valinsky and Gabrielle Jensen, SPRING/BREAK Art Show, NYC, USA
Black Paintings, London Art Fair, CHARLIE SMITH LONDON, UK

2015
Paris Photo 2015, GALLERY FIFTY ONE, Antwerp, Grand Palais, Paris, France
Pairings: Selections from Bruce Brown's Photography Collection, CMCA and Dowling Walsh Gallery, Rockland, ME
Show #28: Impossible Geometries, curated by Lauren Haynes, Field Projects, NYC, USA
WISH YOU WERE HERE? Artists’ postcards from Jeremy Cooper's Collection, Hestercombe Gallery, UK
Das Unheimliche, CHARLIE SMITH LONDON, UK
Art to Collect Now, CMCA, Rockport ME, USA
THE WALL, Kit and Ace, The Space Shoreditch, London
VOLTA11, CHARLIE SMITH LONDON, Basel, Switzerland
Metamorphosis, Queen Street Studios, Belfast, Ireland.
The Pistil's Waltz, GALLERY FIFTY ONE, Antwerp, Belgium
Photo London, GALLERY FIFTY ONE, Somerset House, London, UK
WISH YOU WERE HERE? Artists’ postcards from Jeremy Cooper's Collection, MAC Birmingham, UK
Art Brussels 2015, GALLERY FIFTY ONE, Antwerp, Belgium
AIPAD 2015, GALLERY FIFTY ONE, Park Avenue Armory NYC , USA
RCA Secret Dubai, Art Dubai
RCA Secret, Royal College of Art, UK
Die English Kommen! – New Painting from London, Galerie Heike Strelow, Frankfurt, Germany London Art Fair, CHARLIE SMITH LONDON, UK

2014
Idolatry, CHARLIE SMITH LONDON, UK
Re-unpacking, Curated by Andrew Bracey, Nottingham Castle, UK
Paris Photo 2014, GALLERY FIFTY ONE, Antwerp, Grand Palais, Paris, France
THE FUTURE CAN WAIT 2014, Victoria House London, UK
SCRATCH IT, STITCH IT, CUT IT, KEEP IT, Fotogalleriet, Oslo, Norway
Unseen Photo Fair, GALLERY FIFTY ONE I The Photographers' Gallery, Amsterdam
Merge, Castell Photography, Asheville, NC, USA
WISH YOU WERE HERE? Artists’ postcards from Jeremy Cooper's Collection, The Atkinson, Southport, UK
Summer Salon 2014, Aucosisco Galleries, Portland, ME. USA
Royal Academy Summer Exhibition 2014, RA, UK
VOLTA10, CHARLIE SMITH LONDON, Basel, Switzerland
Regeneration, The Photographers' Gallery, London, UK
Art Brussels 2014, GALLERY FIFTY ONE, Belgium
AIPAD 2014, GALLERY FIFTY ONE, Park Avenue Armory, NYC , USA
Oneself as Another, BoLee Gallery, London, RWA, UK
Historology, London Art Fair, CHARLIE SMITH LONDON, UK

2013
Paris Photo 2013, GALLERY FIFTY ONE, Grand Palais, Paris, France
THE FUTURE CAN WAIT 2013, Victoria House London, UK
Nervous Energy, Tom Butler and Kate Russo, Engine, Biddeford ME, USA Zeitgeist Open 2013, ZeitgeistArtsProjects, London, UK
The Masks We Wear, Arteco Gallery, London
Prints Drawings & Photographs, New Era Gallery, Vinalhaven, ME, USA
VOX IX Vox Populi, Philadelphia, PA, USA
Tom Butler, Scott Moore, Kathryn Osgood, New Era Gallery, Vinalhaven, ME, USA Art to Collect NOW 36, Centre for Maine Contemporary Art, Rockport, ME, USA Das Unheimliche, VOLTA09, CHARLIE SMITH LONDON, Basel, Switzerland Photo & Print Open, Charlie Dutton Gallery, London, UK
Discernible, ZeitgeistArtsProjects, London, UK

2012
Zeitgeist Open 2012, ZeitgeistArtsProjects, London, UK
La Petite Muerte, Drawers Gallery, London, UK
Pop! Bang! Wallop! Trove Gallery, Birmingham, UK
THE FUTURE CAN WAIT 2012, Victoria House London, UK
CMCA Biennial, Centre for Maine Contemporary Art, Rockport, ME, USA ANTHOLOGY 2012, CHARLIE SMITH LONDON, UK
Art to Collect Now, CMCA, Rockport ME, USA
ZAP Launch Exhibition: Collectible, ZeitgeistArtsProjects, London, UK

2011
Extra-Ordinary: Marion Michell, Tom Butler and Alyson Helyer, Core Gallery, London artWorks Open 2011, Barbican Arts Group Trust, Blackhorse Lane Studios, London, UK New Now Next, Susan Maasch Fine Art, Portland, ME, USA
Photomedia, Charlie Dutton Gallery, London (Winner), UK
Postcards From Paris, Minnie Weisz Studio, curated by Charlie Levine London, UK Postcards From Paris, Trove Gallery, curated by Charlie Levine Birmingham, UK

2010
Small Works: Gallery Artists, Susan Maasch Fine Art, Portland, ME, USA Tom Butler and Kate Russo, The Flavel Arts Centre, Dartmouth, Devon, UK ArtSway Open 2010, Hampshire, UK
Deptford X Core Gallery Open, Core Gallery, London, (Prize Winner), UK
I Am Solitary I Am An Army, Beers Lambert, Surface Gallery, Nottingham, UK
Ludlow Summer Exhibition 2010, Ludlow, Shropshire, UK
artWorks Open 2010, Barbican Arts Group Trust, Blackhorse Lane Studios, London Citizen, tactileBOSCH Gallery and Studios, Cardiff, Wales
Worcester Open 2010, Worcester Art Gallery and Museum, Worcester, UK (Selected Artist) Things Have Changed, Birdwood House Gallery Totnes, Devon, UK

2009
10 Artists, The Old School House, Ludlow, Shropshire, UK
CUBE09, Centre for the Urban Built Environment, Manchester,UK
RWA Open 2009, Royal West Of England Academy, Bristol, UK Salisbury Open 2009, Salisbury Art Centre, Salisbury, UK
Bright Newcomers, Bowie Gallery, Totnes, Devon, UK
Drawn In, Open Drawing Competition, Sidcot Arts Centre, Somerset, UK Ludlow Summer Exhibition 2009, Ludlow, Shropshire, UK

2008
The Waiting Room, Crouch End Train Station, London, UK Salon 08, Vine Space, London, UK
workFORCE, John Jones Project Space. London, UK Alpha, Lewisham Art House, London, UK

2007
MFA Exhibition, Slade School of Fine Art, London, UK Subrealism, Aftermodern, San Francisco USA

2006
Scene One, In the Offing, Sassoon Gallery, London, UK Sterling, New London Artists, Factory Gallery, Berlin, Germany

2005
BA Exhibition, Chelsea College of Art and Design, London, UK

PRIZES & RESIDENCIES

2011      Photomedia, Charlie Dutton Gallery, London, UK (Winner)
2010     Deptford X Core Gallery Open, Core Gallery, London, UK (Prize Winner)
2010     Worcester Open 2010, Worcester Art Gallery and Museum, Worcester, UK (Selected Artist) 2009 Drift Records, Guest Artist

COLLECTIONS

Jon Edwards, United States
Bruce Brown, United States
Steve Shane, United States
Robert E Jackson, United States
David Raymond, United States
Jeremy Cooper, UK

Soho House, UK
Quintessentailly
The Caldic Collection, The Netherlands
The SØR Rusche Collection, Germany
University of Maine, Museum of Art, United States
Ogunquit Museum of American Art, ME, United States
Private collections in France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, United Kingdom & United States

PUBLICATION & ONLINE

Double or Nothing, 'Lost Worlds', portfolio curated by Cory Jacobs Fisheye Magazine: Cabinet Cards
F22/STATE Magazine, Front Cover and Interview with Zavier Ellis Elephant #21, Tom Butler: Defacing the Victorians
Volkskrant Magazine, Unseen Photo Fair, September 2014
AnOther Magazine: Object of Desire
The Altered Cabinet Card, by Robert E Jackson
New American Paintings, No. 110, Northeast Issue SuperMassiveBlackHole, Appropriation, Issue 13
Bangor Daily News, 'Divergent Visions, Complementary Skills' Maine Home and Design, 'MIXED use', The Canvas, by Britta Konau Marmite Painting Prize Catalogue, 2010
Obscura Press, Featured Artist: Tom Butler, by Brenton Hamilton Tom Butler And The Case of the Misplaced Hair
Agency of Unrealised Projects: The Neverending Fence
Soanyway Magazine: Out of Circulation

REVIEWS

Inhabitants: Tom Butler at Charlie Smith London, by Phoebe Bradford
Inhabitants: 'Appropriations And Ectoplasmic Abstractions' by Paul Black, Artlyst
Inhabitants, by Amelia Gregory, Amelia's Magazine
SCRATCH IT, STITCH IT, CUT IT, KEEP IT: interview with Stephanie von Spreter, Director at Fotogalleriet
Unseen Photo Fair Amsterdam
Regeneration by Jackie Wullschlager
AIPAD 2014, by Michael Valinsky
Oneself As Another by Samason Jones
Oneself As Another by Rosie Pentreath
La Petite Muerte, Art & Exhibit
CMCA Biennial by Daniel Kany
CMCA Biennial by Nicholas Schroeder
Collectible by Stefan Zebrowski-Rubin
Extra-Ordinary, by Chris Osburn, WHITEHOT Magazine

INTERVIEWS & PRESENTATIONS

2015     F22/STATE Magazine: 'Altered States', interview with Zavier Ellis
2015     ArtLyst: 'Inhabitants, Séances, And Concealment'
2012     Who Do You Love? CMCA, Rockport, Maine, USA
2012     PechaKucha, Camden Amphitheatre, ME, USA
2011      Interview with Tom Butler, Alyson Helyer and Marion Michell by Chantelle Purcell